Doing what you think is best . .

The 1950s’ Robbers Cave experiment might not have been scientifically rigorous.  But it is a well-known example of realistic conflict theory and often cited in modern research.  Led by psychologist Muzafer Sherif, it brought together a group of boys at a US summer camp to try to make them fight each other.  And what happened next is worth reading about …

A real-life Lord of the Flies: the troubling legacy of the Robbers Cave experiment – David Shariatmadari

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